Acer palmatum 'Koto ito komachi'
Acer palmatum ‘Koto ito Komachi’ is a small linearilobum found as a chance seedling and introduced by J.D. Vertrees. Most leaves have 5 lobes some have only 3. Young vigorous plants may have course foliage but older plants display the characteristic very fine almost hairlike foliage. Very rare in the nursery trade as their are many plants sold under this name that are not the same cultivar. The Japanese name means old 5 string harp. Komachi can also be a horticultural term for dwarf. Fall color is yellow to orange.
10 year size: Height: 4-6 Feet Width: 3-4 Feet